Originally Posted by Tech II
I can't think of anything special to do......
I never put any sealer on this gasket, outside of never seize......the only joint where I put RTV, are the 2 corners where the front block, oil pan, and timing cover all come together....
So before I start tomorrow, I just want to confirm, if this gasket is done improperly, is there any way coolant can enter the oil instantly on startup? I remember my last motor had that happen, and I'm not sure if I went wrong on the timing cover or it was already seeping in.